KAZZINC IS ONE OF THE LEADERS IN NON-FERROUS METALLURGY OF KAZAKHSTAN
Our Company is a major fully integrated zinc producer with considerable copper, precious metals and lead credits. The company’s core operations are in East-Kazakhstan, Akmola and Ulytau regions of Kazakhstan.
The company was established in 1997. The general investor is Glencore International AG.
In the years since its creation, Kazzinc has significantly increased the production capacity and output.
The Company established and certified its integrated quality, environment, health and safety management system capturing the entire non-ferrous metals production cycle: from ore mining to ore treatment with production of refined metals; ancillary facilities supporting the production and providing infrastructure, transportation, resources.
Kazzinc actively participates in the social development of the host towns by investing into major community projects, and it introduces the best technologies striving to become a leading digitalized operation in Kazakhstan.
About the Company:
- The Company operates in six cities and townships of Kazakhstan;
- Four upgraded concentrators and two metallurgical complexes;
- 20’000 employees;
- 11’000 employees receive annual training and improve their competences at Company’s expense. It costs the Company KZT1.0 billion per year.
- ~9’500 employees are trained in three and more secondary professions;
- 23 finished products;
- A proprietary process is used for producing refined gold;
- Kazzinc’s gold and silver are in LME Good Delivery List (Deer Grade);
- 80% of the banking gold of Kazakhstan is produced in Kazzinc;
- Since its foundation Kazzinc has invested over KZT 96 billion in environmental initiatives;
- 18 types of wastes are recycled and reused;
- The full water cycle is over 98%;
- 40% of total payments to the government in the East-Kazakhstan Region are Kazzinc taxes;
- Annual contributions to community development exceed KZT 11 bln;
- Kazzinc supports health care, educational, sports and cultural institutions;
- The local content in procurement is over 70%.